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Rubella

Definition: Infectious viral disease caused by virus entering the respiratory tract and spreading to the lymphatic system. Often affecting children and nonimmune young adults. High risk of deafness in fetus. Preventable with MMR vaccine.

Pronunciation: roo-belĀ“ah

Body System: Lymphatic

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: rubella

CodeDescription
B06.00 Rubella with neurological complication, unspecified
B06.01 Rubella encephalitis
B06.02 Rubella meningitis
B06.09 Other neurological complications of rubella
B06.81 Rubella pneumonia
B06.82 Rubella arthritis
B06.89 Other rubella complications
B06.9 Rubella without complication
P35.0 Congenital rubella syndrome
Z20.4 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to rubella
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